WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 13, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard: The electronic power steering unit can malfunction, posing a crash hazard.
Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off-Road Safety Recalls” for more information.
Units: About 3,800
Description: This recall involves model year 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 model ATVs. The recalled ATVs have “Polaris” printed on the front grill and “Sportsman 450,” “Sportsman 570,” “Sportsman 850,” “Sportsman 1000” or “Scrambler 1000” printed on the side of the steering column. The ATVs were sold in several colors. The model number is located on the fuel tank cover. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.
The following models are included in the recall:
|Model Year||Model Number||Model|
|2017||A17SEE50A1||Sportsman 450 HO EPS Sage Green|
|2017||A17SEE57A1||Sportsman 570 EPS Sage Green|
|2017||A17SEE57A7||Sportsman 570 EPS Indy Red|
|2017||A17SEF57A4||Sportsman 570 EPS Utility Edition|
|2017||A17SEE57A9||Sportsman 570 EPS PPC|
|2017||A17SDE57A2||Sportsman Touring 570 EPS Bright White|
|2017||A17SHE57AL||Sportsman 570 SP Stealth Black|
|2017||A17SHE57AS||Sportsman 570 SP Sunset Red|
|2017||A17SHD57AG||Sportsman 570 SP Matte Sagebrush Green|
|2017||A17SJE57AU||Sportsman Touring 570 SP Silver Pearl|
|2017||A17SWE57A1||Sportsman X2 570 Sage Green|
|2017||A17S6E57A1||Sportsman 6×6 570 EPS Sage Green|
|2017||A17SXE85A9||Sportsman 850 SP PPC|
|2017||A17SXE85AB||Sportsman 850 SP Radar Blue|
|2017||A17SXE85AM||Sportsman 850 SP Titanium Matte Metallic|
|2017||A17SYE85AS||Sportsman Touring 850 SP Sunset Red|
|2017||A17SXE95AL||Sportsman XP 1000 Stealth Black|
|2017||A17SYE95AK||Sportsman Touring XP 1000 Black Pearl|
|2017||A17SVE95AM||Scrambler XP 1000 Titanium Matte Metallic|
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 15 reports of the electronic power steering unit malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2016 through March 2017 for between $6,900 and $13,300.
Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Distributor(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured In: U.S.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission